Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

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Perception of young adults on the use of mobile learning for pre-marital course in Malaysia: a preliminary study

N. A. M. Ali, S. Samsuri, M. S. A. Seman


Mobile learning is a learning method delivered by using mobile devices and technologies.
Previous studies indicate that mobile learning has potential to enhance formal as well as
informal learning in Islamic marital practices. This study focuses on how young adults perceive
the use of mobile devices for pre-maritial course. Eighty participants in the pre-marital course
held in Malaysia were gathered for the study. A structured questionaire was distributed to the
gathered participants and the final results were based on their valid responses. The results
indicate that participants’ expectations on mobile learning expectations of mobile learning
were very high and two-thirds of them were interested to learn more about Islamic marital
practices through mobile learning. Based on the results, a few pedagogical recommendations
have been made for the relevant authorities.

Keywords: young adult perceptions; mobile learning; m-learning; marriage course.
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